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This grand square features a splendid fountain, erected during the heyday of the Spanish Inquisition, which features sixteen statues that are nudes of nymphs, humans, mermaids and satyrs; truly a surprise that this type of art was permitted during...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best canolli siciliani.Staff is so kind and nice, helpfull.... Hoping to come again....high recommended!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent fountain and very worth while seeking out. Not in such a setting as the Trevi Fountain in Rome but everybit as imposing. While you are there look in the City Hall - the security guards will let you in if you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TallBloke68
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I discovered this beauty just by chance. It's a carefully designed architectural marvel, full of light and whose statues are of an incredible levity.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StefanoG524
Reviewed December 2, 2018

We initially expected to get gelato at Piazza Pretoria. However, after seeing what they had to offer, we bought more. They were so very kind and patient with us as we ordered. We purchased gelato more times than I can count during our trip to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adam C
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Does not require that much time to see this but is a must see along with the Four Corners. Enjoyed walking around looking at all the statues

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Agaskill
Reviewed November 22, 2018

What a beautiful fountain, shame it's kind of got bars around it & it certainly needs a good clean, but it's lovely. Sit here with your ice cream & watch the world go by!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Premolars208
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Disproportionately large but beautiful fountain in a pretty piazza. There are some interesting stories behind the sculptures :-)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WhyITravel
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Gorgeous fountain, rather large for the setting. Surrounded by grand old buildings. Easy to find, of the main tourist road. We visited with a guide who gave us excellent information and it was well worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CDH1963
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Well worth a visit! A surprising sight as you turn the corner in the middle of the city. Good photo opportunity!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ALLAN B
Reviewed October 13, 2018

The very first stop we had during our city tour, I think the crowd here attracted our attention. Since then it became our reference point of the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosalia S
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